Ch 15 Words Part 3

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Ch 15 Words Part 3
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Ch 15 Words Part 3
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  1. Addison disease
    chronic hypoadrenalism
  2. hyperkalemia
    abnormally high levels of calcium in the blood
  3. hypocalcaemia
    abnormally low levels of calcium in the blood
  4. hyperglycemia
    excessive blood sugar
  5. hypoglycemia
    abnormally low blood sugar
  6. hyperparathyroidism
    excessive production of PTH by parathyroid glands
  7. hypoparathyroidism
    reduced production of PTH by parathyroid glands
  8. hyperthyroidism
    abnormally high levels of thyroid hormone from thyroid gland
  9. Graves disease
    • auto immune disease
    • caused by chronic hyperthyroidism
  10. thyrotoxicosis
    acute hyperthyroidism triggered by infection or trauma
  11. hypothyroidism
    thyroid gland becomes deficient, low thyroid hormone levels
  12. myxedema
    chronic hypothyroidism
  13. hypogonadism
    abnormally low amounts of follicle stimulating hormone FSH and luteinizing hormone LH
  14. pancreatitis
    inflammation of the pancreas

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